Tag Archives: children

Life is a Carnival Quilt

I started this quilt back in the 70’s with great intentions of making this fabulous fun quilt for my girls when they were little. It turned out to be harder than I thought and more time consuming than I expected. … Continue reading

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Little Cowboy Quilt

Happy Independence Day in the USA! I’m celebrating our western themed annual local Frontier Days in my hometown with this Little Cowboy quilt. It’s made using a panel of batik like images related to the Old West. Each little motif … Continue reading

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My First Bargello Quilt

Attracted to the complex design of the Bargello quilt pattern, I did some research to find out how to put this seemingly complex quilt together. I learned that the original Bargello design is a type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of upright flat … Continue reading

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painting in the middle

Just a few of my students’  latest paintings.  They are between the ages of 11 and 13. We use inexpensive tempura paint instead of real watercolor paint. They use only the primary colors; red, yellow,  and blue, so they learn … Continue reading

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